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What are your fallback meals?

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What are your fallback meals?

lissar | Nov 18, 2003 08:44 PM

What do you cook when you're too tired to be inventive? I'm presently eating mine- I had mixed beans cooking in my crockpot all day, planning on freezing some and maybe doing dip with the rest. When it got late and I was hungry I put half of them in a pot with some canned tomatoes, cumin, black pepper, and frozen cooked turkey, and I'm eating it with lots of bread. The beans/tomatoes/bread combination is the one I return to whenever I'm really tired, and even making pasta aglio/olio seems like too much work. It's a purely irrational thing- there are lots of other things as easy or easier to make, but my tired brain can cope better withthe inherent possibilities of a pot of beans than with anything else.

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